Did you know that Rubber Wood is not actually bouncy timber but comes from the tree that produces rubber? So rubber wood actually gives twice with our new range of ECOMAX Hair Brushes making them 100% plastic free, Vegan and biodegradable.
100% plastic free
All the materials and packaging in an ECOMAX Brush is completely plastic free. The timber is rubber wood which after about 30 years of productive life producing latex is then harvested for its timber. The rubber trees even produced the natural rubber cushioning used in the brush which is known to be anti-bacterial, hypo-allergenic and anti-dust mite. The pins are made from bamboo, another fast growing sustainable material. Our simple packaging of a swing tag tied with jute string mean that everything about these brushes is plastic free.
Hand crafted solid timber
Over time glues weaken and give up, particularly in damp environments like bathrooms. A solid timber brush has no glues so will last a lifetime. Rubber wood despite its name is a very durable hardwood belonging to the maple family. It has a beautiful appearance, ranging from blonde to a medium tan with distinct flecks and swirls of colour adding character and making every brush unique.
Ever wondered why your hair tangles easily and gets all fly-away and frizzy? Plastic is high on the Triboelectric scale for gaining a positive electrical charge which is why you often find your hair becomes frizzy and flyaway when using a plastic comb or brush as it passes that charge to your hair. Whereas wood and rubber are almost neutral, neither gaining a positive nor negative charge so no static hair when brushing and your hair stays nice and smooth. Simple.
How many times have you had the plastic tips on hair brushes drop off only to end up with sharp metal pins, ouch! Even plastic is not very gentle, the cut ends under a microscope show just how sharp the ends actually are. Bamboo pins are so much gentler, with beautiful rounded ends that glide easily through your hair never scratching your scalp or catching in your hair.
Scalp and hair health
The natural oils that are produced in your scalp are nature’s way to keep your hair and scalp healthy. When you brush your hair with a rubber cushioned brush the gentle massage you are giving your scalp increases blood flow and your body’s natural ability to produce these beneficial oils. The rounded bamboo pins help to distribute these oils throughout your hair resulting in glossier shinier and smoother hair.
In a throw away society with so much going into land fill it is now more important than ever to look at the full life cycle of the products we buy. These ECOMAX Hair Brushes are made to last but at the end of their productive life they are made from 100% biodegradable materials. So add them to your compost bin to breakdown naturally.
With 3 styles in the ECOMAX Hair Brushes there will be a perfect one for you. You can chose between the large hair brush for everyday brushing, a smaller handbag size for a quick brush up during the day or when travelling or the oval brush without a handle that fits nicely into the palm of your hand. All ECOMAX Brushes are Vegan and plastic free, positive changes today, for a sustainable and zero waste tomorrow.